kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Energy Department

Blink electric car charger by Ecotality. (CBS)

SF’s Ecotality, Maker Of Electric Car Chargers, Files For Bankruptcy

Ecotality, which makes charging systems for electric vehicles, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and wants to sell its assets in an auction.

09/17/2013

Tesla Motors S Sedan

Tesla Repays Energy Department Loan 9 Years Early

Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it has repaid a loan from the U.S. government nine years early.

05/22/2013

Tesla's Model S (Tesla)

Tesla CEO Vows To Pay Off Federal Loan Early

The chief executive of electric car maker Tesla Motors says his company plans to pay back an Energy Department loan in half the time required by the government.

02/26/2013

(L-R) Chris Gronet lead U.S. President Barack Obama and Ben Bierman on a tour of  Solyndra (Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Donor Discussed Solyndra Loan With White House

Emails released by a House committee appear to show that a major donor to President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign discussed with White House officials a federal loan to failed Fremont solar company Solyndra Inc.

11/09/2011

(L-R) Chris Gronet lead U.S. President Barack Obama and Ben Bierman on a tour of  Solyndra (Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Considered Bailout For Solyndra

Days before Fremont solar panel maker Solyndra collapsed, the Obama administration considered a bailout that would have provided an infusion of cash and a new board of directors, including two directors appointed by the Energy Department.

11/02/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,869 other followers